Secretary-General’s Message: Human Rights Day 2014

On Human Rights Day we speak out. We denounce authorities who deny the rights of any person or group. We declare that human rights are for all of us, all the time: whoever we are

Zeid condemns persistent disinformation designed to discredit UN investigation on Sri Lanka

GENEVA (7 November 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday criticized the continuing attacks by the Sri Lankan Government on the integrity of the UN Human Rights Office’s

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UN Day 2014

In marking the 69th United Nations Day, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reaffirmed the United Nations’ commitment to empowering the marginalized and vulnerable. With less than 500 days until the 2015 end date for the

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The United Nations in Sri Lanka works together with the Government and other development and humanitarian partners, to address social, economic, humanitarian and cultural challenges
so that all Sri Lankans can enjoy better living conditions.

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